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English definition of “cage”

cage

noun [C] uk   /keɪdʒ/ us  
B1 a space surrounded on all sides by bars or wire, in which animals or birds are kept

cage

verb [T usually passive] uk   /keɪdʒ/ us  
to put or keep birds or animals in a cage: caged birds/animals Sam's been prowling about like a caged animal all morning.
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